To create this personalised wall decoration, first prime the wall area. We recommend you use stripes in a colour that matches the colour you plan to use for the text. Don't use crepe tape to mask the coloured areas, as the paint can easily seep underneath. We recommend that you draw a line with a pencil and go along it neatly with the paintbrush. The coloured areas should be completely dry before you start writing.
You can write the wording, such as a poem or a greeting, on a piece of paper first, take a photo of it with your digital camera or smartphone and then project the picture onto the wall using a projector if you have one. Alternatively, use copy paper and place it under the template directly on the wall and transfer the letters with a pencil.
Finally: Go over the letters on the wall with an edding 1455 calligraphy marker. It will look particularly attractive if the letters extend beyond the frame. This edding marker features a flexible calligraphy nib which you can use to achieve beautiful effects. If you're interested in calligraphy, we recommend our Calligraphy Training.
Products and materials
- Wall paint for priming
- Copy paper
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